- PositionHead Coach
Christy Holly takes over as Sky Blue FC head coach after spending the past three years as a top assistant for the club.
A native of Ireland, Holly brings over 16 years of coaching experience to his new position as head coach of Sky Blue FC, spanning across various levels in both the United States and his native Ireland. Prior to serving as an assistant coach for Sky Blue FC, he served for two years as an assistant at Georgian Court University (Lakewood, N.J.), as well as previously coaching in the same capacity for the Sky Blue FC Reserve Team. The Derry native has a longstanding reputation as a great talent evaluator and game strategist, and his involvement with Sky Blue FC since the foundation of the NWSL has thoroughly prepared him for this promotion.
In addition to his coaching background, Holly earned his Bachelors Degree in Sports Science with Honors in Sports Psychology. He also worked previously as a coach and evaluator for the Bayern Munich National ID program, which is run in conjunction with Global Premier Soccer (GPS). Additionally, he played collegiately for John Moores University in Liverpool before joining the professional ranks with Limavady United in the top-level Irish Premier Division.